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Bell’s beer available at Little Caesars Arena [Press Release]

COMSTOCK, Mich. – Bell’s, Michigan’s oldest craft brewery, today announced its beer is now available at various locations throughout the state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena. “We are very excited to work with another family-owned company and build upon the successful relationship we started at Joe Louis Arena,” Laura Bell, CEO of Bell’s Brewery, said. “Being a…

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Recap: The Great American Beer Festival 2017

This past weekend marked my 6th trip to Denver for the Great American Beer Festival, or as beer geeks know it, GABF. For those who aren’t familiar with the annual event, it’s the largest collection of U.S. beer served in a public tasting event, featuring 3,900+ beers from over 800 breweries from all across the…

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Larry’s Latest Sour Ale coming to bottles, cans and draught in February [Press Release]

COMSTOCK, Mich. – Another new Bell’s beer will make its way to a larger audience soon. Larry’s Latest Sour Ale (5% ABV) will be packaged in 16 oz. cans (packaged in 4-packs), in kegs and in 12 oz. bottles (both 6-packs and 12-packs) for release in February. Dry-hopped and kettle soured, Larry’s Latest Sour Ale…

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Recap: Great Taste of the Midwest

August is a pretty good month in Michigan; the weather is beautiful, the lakes are warm and the beers are flowing! So you’re probably asking why I decided to leave the state in the 2nd weekend of August along with 23 of our best breweries? Great Taste of the Midwest! Short of the GABF, this…

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Tim Tastes Beer: July Edition

Welcome to summer in Michigan, it’s a grand time to be alive! I bet you were all concerned that I haven’t been drinking for a month or two, right? Rest assured, drinks are happening, but it’s been a busy few months! Founder’s Fest, Michigan Summer Beer Fest, Paddle for Pints and the Michigan Wine Gold…

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A Beer Geek in Britain Part 2

The London leg of my trip has come to an end, as I once again find myself writing while taking the train (and enjoying a Belgian IPA from Brew by Numbers). It has been an amazing week with amazing beer, historical sites and culture abound as I’ve been on the Beer Geeks in Britain with…

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A Beer Geek in Britain Part 1

Good morning/afternoon! Remember when I said I was packing my beer into my suitcase for another journey? I’m guessing the title spoiled it, but I joined Onward Travel and Dave Engbers from Founder’s Brewing on a week long beer journey in London. My grand plans of doing a daily write up were smashed by a…

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A Recap of Savor: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending SAVOR 2017 in Washington D.C., an annual event hosted by the Brewers Association that celebrates beer and food pairings (two of my favorite things!).  This year happened to be the 10th anniversary of the festival, and I was honored to receive an invitation to attend. At SAVOR, 86 small…

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North Pier Brewing Company to Salute “Those Who Wander” at First Anniversary and Can Launch Party [PRESS RELEASE]

Benton Harbor, MI—On Saturday, May 27, North Pier Brewing Company will raise a can to salute its customers and fans as they celebrate the brewery’s first anniversary. The event coincides with the brewery’s release of its first canned beers, Buckrider (Belgian IPA) and The Conjurer (Belgian Golden Strong), which attendees will be able to purchase…

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Batch Brewing Company Partners with M4 CIC Distributing [Press Release]

(Detroit, MI) — Batch Brewing Company has chosen to expand their beer distribution across Michigan with M4 CIC Distributing. After 2+ years in business, the demand for Batch Brewing Company’s beer has outpaced their bandwidth for self-distribution. With more than 100% growth in 2016, and targeted growth of nearly 100% in 2017, distribution will become…

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Tim Tastes Beer: April Edition

Hello Michigan alcohol enthusiasts, Spring is almost here! You’d never know based on some of the weather this month, but we’ve had some great days with sun and high temperatures! Which means patio drinking weather! If you haven’t figured out that I live in Ann Arbor yet, you clearly aren’t paying attention. This month, HOMES…

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Tim Tastes Beer: March Edition

February was a challenging month for picking a beer, with both the Winter Beer Festival and it being the shortest month of the year, I kind of missed it. I appreciate all your angry tweets, letters and telegrams letting me know I missed it. It really shows you care. The March beer of the month…

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